Vegetables are able to saturate the organism having the minimum amount of calories. They contain the sufficient amount of dietary fiber, micro elements and vitamins. The functioning of intestine and cardiovascular systems normalizes; the excess liquid excretes due to them. Fruits are also very useful and tasty. However, fruits cannot replace vegetables in menu. The chart of calories in fruits and vegetables is presented below. Continue reading →
Any salt water or river fish is an amazing gift of the nature. Due to its richest chemical composition, fish dishes belong to diverse therapeutic, prophylactic, diet and baby menus and occupy a considerable place among other food stuffs. You will learn from the calories in fish chart below, what the least calorific fish is, and what useful properties this food hides in itself.
Meat and poultry are a source of full-blown protein of animal origin, and thus, of irreplaceable amino acids. The presence of the sufficient amount of full-blown proteins in nutrition of children, adolescents, youths and girls, people actively going in for sports is especially important. Using our chart below, you will be able to check calories in meat of different types in a portion size and in 100 grams. Continue reading →
Everyone had to hear about the use of cereals in the early childhood. Even having become adults, we do not hasten to say good-bye to many various dishes with cereals. Modern specialists speak of the use of different cereals for the human organism and confirm their diet properties. In the chart below, you will be able to check calories in cereals of different types in a portion size and in 100 grams. Continue reading →
To become thinner, many people refuse starchy and sweet foods. All the most popular kinds of bread have relatively high calorific value. Because of that, nutritionists recommend not to make one`s diet heavier and temporarily reduce the intake of bread to one standard slice a day. In our chart below, you will be able to check calories in bread of different types in pastry size and in 100 grams. Continue reading →
Everyone knows that energy density of various food stuffs is not even. Eating some food stuffs, we become plumper, than from the energy composition of the others. For example, potatoes, bread and lard are more calorific, than very useful salads. Below, you can check the amount of calories per serving chart. It is very convenient for diet forming for weight maintaining or loss. There are separate charts for Starches and Grains, Fruits, Vegetables, Meat & Meat Substitutes, Milk and Milk Products, Fats.
Many housewives use UK recipes. Conversion is their problem. Not all cookery books contain data in C°, grams, etc. There are very convenient charts here for those ones, who cooks using UK recipes. There are UK to US cooking conversion list tables: Ounces / Pounds and Grams, Ingredients and foods (this chart contains names of food stuffs on both UK and US; there are oven temperature conversions: Gas mark, C°, F°). Continue reading →
Here is a chart for men and women that gives BMI for various heights and weights. To use the chart, find your height in the left-hand column labeled Height. Move across to your body weight. The number at the top of the column is the BMI for your height and weight. Overweight is defined as a BMI of 25 to 29.9; obesity is defined as a BMI equal to or greater than 30. Continue reading →
Two recent studies showed that following a particular eating plan, call the DASH diet, and reducing the amount of sodium consumed lowers blood pressure. The combination of the eating plan and a reduced sodium intake gives the biggest benefit and may help prevent the development of high blood pressure. Continue reading →
IBD diet and nutrition are important aspects of IBD management. “Diet” refers to the foods we eat. “Nutrition” is a term that refers to properly absorbing food and staying healthy. A well-balanced diet with adequate intake of protein, carbohydrates and fat, as well as vitamins and minerals, is necessary for nutrition. This can be achieved by eating a variety of foods from all the food groups (see table). Meat, fish, poultry and dairy products are sources of protein. Bread, cereal, starches, fruits and vegetables are sources of carbohydrates. Butter, margarine and oils are sources of fat. Continue reading →